Juneteenth Pageant Kicks Off Celebration

Published 06/18 2014 09:29PM

Updated 06/18 2014 09:39PM

AMARILLO --  Juneteenth activities begin tonight, with the crowning of Miss Juneteenth.
    The pageant was tonight at Carver Academy.
    We caught up with some of the contestants as they practiced strutting their stuff on stage.
    Officials say it's a great event to start off the celebration of the day slaves found out they were free.

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